CAPZA Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, CAPZA has acquired 6 companies. It has also invested in 5 others.

CAPZA’s most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (12%) and information technology (8%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (39%) and secondary buyout (37%). In total, CAPZA has invested in 2 US states and 7 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2013 when it acquired The Flexitallic Group for $507M.

In the last 3 years, CAPZA has exited 5 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (76%). CAPZA’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2013 when it sold The Flexitallic Group for $507M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity110
    • M&A Buy Activity73
    • M&A Sell Activity37
  • Total Sectors Invested 32
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 35
  • M&A Advisors 6

CAPZA

103 rue de Grenelle,
Paris, 75007
France
+33 (0)1 42 60 38 05
www.capzanine.com
contact@capzanine.com

Capzanine is a provider of equity and junior capital to small and medium-sized unlisted French companies. Capzanine does not have any sector preferences and looks to invest in companies valued from €20 to €400 million. Capzanine was formed in 2004 and is based in Paris.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Automotive, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Insurance, Internet Software and Services, Media, Oil/Gas Exploration, Restaurants, Software, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Acquisition Financing, Secondary Buyout, Stake Purchase

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 20 400
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (4.0/yr) # 53 9 4 2 4 1 73
vol $406M $406M
Sell (2.2/yr) # 26 6 4 - 1 - 37
vol $890M $23M $913M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Nutravalia SAS 2022-06-21 - Stake Purchase
Mougins, France · www.nutravalia.com
Groupe CARSO 2021-12-16 - Secondary Buyout
Vénissieux, France · www.groupecarso.com
EidosMedia SpA 2021-05-04 - Secondary Buyout
Milan, Italy · www.eidosmedia.com
Ivnosys Soluciones S.L.U. 2021-04-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Valencia, Spain · www.ivnosys.com
Magellan Partners 2021-02-02 - Growth Capital
Paris, France · www.magellan-consulting.eu
Sogetrel SAS 2021-01-29 - Secondary Buyout
Issy-les-Moulineaux, France · www.sogetrel.com
Octime 2020-11-06 - Growth Capital
Biron, France · www.octime.com
Eurofeu le Groupe 2020-07-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Senonches, France · www.eurofeu.fr
Nexeya SAS 2019-10-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Chatenay-Malabry, France · www.nexeya.com
Audensiel Technologies 2019-09-11 - Stake Purchase
Boulogne-Billancourt, France · www.audensiel.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Datawords 2011-09-21 Vanksen-VKGP SA 2017-12-01 3
Paris, France · www.datawords.com Bertrange, Luxembourg · www.vanksen.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 4 (13%) - 9 (12%) -
Information Technology 3 (9%) - 6 (8%) -
Consumer Services 1 (3%) - 4 (5%) 225M (25%)
Distribution 1 (3%) - 4 (5%) -
Healthcare Services 3 (9%) - 4 (5%) -
Communications 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) 102M (11%)
Electrical Equipment - - 3 (4%) -
Food 2 (6%) - 3 (4%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
Life Science 2 (6%) - 3 (4%) -
Packaging 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
Software 2 (6%) - 3 (4%) -
Chemicals 1 (3%) 507M (100%) 2 (3%) 507M (56%)
Leisure 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) 79M (9%)
Building Materials - - 2 (3%) -
Digital Media 2 (6%) - 2 (3%) -
Machinery - - 2 (3%) -
Marketing - - 2 (3%) -
Restaurants - - 2 (3%) -
Retail - - 2 (3%) -
Agriculture 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Automotive - - 1 (1%) -
Construction 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Consumer Products - - 1 (1%) -
Education 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Information Services 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Insurance - - 1 (1%) -
Medical Products 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Safety/Security 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (1%) -
Transportation - - 1 (1%) -
Total 32 $507M 76 $913M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 24 (75%) 507M (100%) 65 (86%) 913M (100%)
Spain 3 (9%) - 4 (5%) -
Italy 2 (6%) - 2 (3%) -
United States 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
  New York 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
  Illinois - - 1 (1%) -
Germany 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Belgium 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Switzerland - - 1 (1%) -
Total 32 $507M 76 $913M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 10 (31%) - 29 (38%) -
Secondary Buyout 12 (38%) 507M (100%) 28 (37%) 913M (100%)
Stake Purchase 3 (9%) - 9 (12%) -
Growth Capital 6 (19%) - 7 (9%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (1%) -
Going Private - - 1 (1%) -
Venture 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 32 $507M 76 $913M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 28 (76%) 890M (98%)
Trade Sale 5 (14%) -
Sold to Management 2 (5%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (3%) 23M (2%)
Merger 1 (3%) -
Total 37 $913M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors LLC
1
Natixis
1
Legal Deals
Goodwin Procter LLP
1
SJ Berwin LLP
1
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $834M
< $100M 1 $79M
TOTAL $913M
Largest The Flexitallic Group
$507M (2013-05-06)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $890M
< $100M 1 $23M
TOTAL $913M
Largest The Flexitallic Group
$507M (2013-05-06)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
36%
27 (36%)
Strategic(s)
1%
1 (1%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
76%
28 (76%)
Strategic(s)
14%
5 (14%)

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